ZURICH, Sept 5: FIFA says it is processing eligibility cases for eight potential Kosovo players, hours before the team's World Cup qualifying debut in Finland.

ZURICH, Aug 31: Europe finally kicks off its 2018 World Cup qualifying program on Sunday, as the last of FIFA's six continents to join the road to Russia.

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, Aug 30: England captain Wayne Rooney says he will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

LISBON, Aug 26: Cristiano Ronaldo will sit out Portugal's first games since it won the European Championship as he continues his recovery from a knee injury sustained in that tournament's final.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: National league champion Ruslan Three Star Club has progressed to the final rounds of the AFC Cup play-off qualifiers as Group B champion. Three Star's entry to the next round was confirmed after home team Erchim FC of Mongolia overcame Cambodian outfit Nagaworld 1-0 in the last match of the group on Thursday.

BARCELONA, Aug 23: Barcelona says that Neymar won't rejoin the team until after he plays in Brazil's upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

BARCELONA, Aug 18: Arda Turan scored two goals before Lionel Messi added a third as Barcelona beat Sevilla 3-0 on Wednesday to win the Spanish Super Cup with a 5-0 victory on aggregate.

Army wins Nepal Cup

August 15, 2016 20:41 pm

CHITWAN, Aug 15: Tribhuvan Army Club lifted the title of Fourth Nepal Cup Football Tournament on Monday beating Nepal Police Club in final played at Kyampa Chaur, Chitwan. Army overcame departmental rival Nepal Police 2-0.

BARCELONA, Aug 12: Barcelona and Sevilla will play their third final in a year when they meet in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup in Seville on Sunday.

MADRID, Aug 8: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has included 18-year-old son Luca on his team's preliminary squad for the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 6: The hooliganism at the European Championship in France could affect the availability of alcohol at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Three Star Club has announced a 20-member squad for the upcoming AFC Cup play-off to be held in the third week of August.. The National League champion is flying to Mongolia on August 16.

TORONTO,  July 20: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have pulled out of the Rogers Cup, leaving the Toronto tournament without three of the world's top four men's tennis players.

KATHMANDU, July 19: National Sports Council (NSC) is set to hold the National Women's Cricket Championship (T20) from July 23 to 26 at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground, Kirtipur.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Bankers have taken exception over a new measure in the monetary policy for Fiscal Year 2016/17 that requires them to directly lend 2 percent of their total loans in the deprived sector.

MOSCOW, July 15: The Russian city of St. Petersburg said Friday it has fired the general contractor building a trouble-plagued stadium which is to host World Cup matches in 2018.

KU wins Prime Minister Cup

July 14, 2016 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, July 14: Kathmandu University (KU) became the champion of the First Prime Minister Cup University Level National Sports Tournament that concluded in the capital on Wednesday. KU bagged four gold, four silver and five bronze medals.

SAINT-DENIS, France, July 11: Portugal's players crowded around Cristiano Ronaldo as he sat on the turf, but their tearful captain couldn't withstand the pain of his injury any longer.

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 21: On his first day in the job, new Brazil coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi was already expressing concern about the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Euro Cup 2016 kicks off today!

June 10, 2016 16:34 pm

PARIS, June 10: The second big continental soccer championship of the summer has certainly heated up the world. Hosts France are set to face Group A opponents Romania at the Stade de France amid an unprecedented security operation, weather and strike fears. France remains as the state of emergency due to last November's attacks on Paris, when 130 people were killed